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5 news midday. .we are iowa's most accurate weather team and we start with your forecast first." sam strong winds and snow are going to keep driving conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly around highway 20, and it will keep pushing eastward through the morning. snow reports have ranged from a dusting around the metro to 4 inches up near fort dodge. the winds will remain strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility and drifting from blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds will only be able to climb into the low 30s with lows falling to around 20 tonight. tomorrow looks cloudy again with another wave of precipitation expected to come during the night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into light snow with a general area of a trace to an inch on local five news midday.... two escaped inmates are still on the run. we'll take a look at why one group believes it was so easy for them to get away. lucas: a nationally
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registered sex offender got his third strike yesterday. we'll take a look back at what got him kicked off the mat for good. lucas: and today is super tuesday-- one of the biggest political milestones on the way to the white house. we'll take a look at what to expect from the candidates and what they need to do well. "local 5 news midday in hd starts now. we are iowa" lucas: good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm lucas casey. lucas: we start in the courtroom...with the latest from the trial of alexander fazzino... lucas: he faces a first degree murder charge in connection with his wife's death... yesterday the prosecution rested its case... they ended with two d-c-i agents who noted emily did not overdose the day she died. then the defense took over, bringing the fazzino's house keeper and family to the stand. mother, aunt and testified they the influence countless times. lucas: emily's mom, took the stand,
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her daughter had admitted to high anxiety and addiction to opiates and pain medication. cynthia told a jury in december of 20-11 that emily wanted to keep her four day detox a secret from the community, her family, and even her husband, alex. "was cured from her drug addiction after hse left you from the four day period. yes. you belive it today dont you. yes. and you believe alex was involved with teh death of your daughter dont you. unfortunately yes " lucas: more witnesses will testify for the defense today- including alex fazzino's father. be sure to stay with local 5 as we continue to cover this case. lucas: and the search continues for two missing inmates...but one group has an idea of what to blame for their escape lucas: saturday night, correctional facility discovered a pair of inmates were missing... michael ama-deo
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anyone who sees them or has about their should immediately call as for their how out....the union employees of the department of corrections is blaming the escape on budget cuts... simply not at the facilities... expect more inmates will get future, because guards to inmates is too low... 1 to 150 or 1 to 100 is just not a safe ratio. and thats what our staff works with, not once in a while, but a lot. lucas: the department of corrections says they continue to investigate how the inmates were able to escape... but they did not wish to comment about the union's claims. once again if you know anything about the whereabouts of michael amodeo or jessy foley ... you are asked to call 911 and a new the story of the grand view wrestler has after school leaders say he violated a code
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sunday night local five aired a piece about long's unlikely addition to the viking's roster... he had previously wrestled for iowa state and penn state, but was kicked off because of legal problems and criminal charges off the mat. while at penn state, he was accused of removing a woman's underwear and touching her as she slept... he pleaded guilty to indecent assault and served nine months in prison. earilier this year the grand view coach agreed to give him another chance, but with some strict rules about his behavior. one of those stipulations...no consumption of alcohol while a student. after hearing of a possible incident over the weekend, long was confronted by his coach...and admitted to violating the code. lucas: before airing long's story, we also reached out to the iowa coalition against sexual assault. they say no matter what happened with long on the mat, it's important to remember there will always be a victim in this story. they remind everyone there are a number of professionals across iowa who've been trained to help survivors of sexual assault and trauma. the iowa sexual
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confidential and immediate phone counseling and referrals 24/7. you can call them at 800-284- 7821. lucas: and you at home have shared your thoughts on this story...and be sure to keep them coming... you can watch the entire piece on we are iowa dot com. and then connect with us on facebook and twitter to share your thoughts. lucas: in other local news-- a potential change coming to your work- out routine if you live in grimes. lucas: the ymca in grimes will be closing in two months. it's only been open for eight years. but there's not enough money to keep it open. one grimes council member says he's sad to see the ymca go, because they don't have many other options for families. "i would say disappointed is an understatement. we have a lot of grimes residents that are members of the ymca, have been for years, have been eagerly anticipating the new ymca being built and for those reasons, ya, it's very, it's not a good day for a lot of grimes
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the center will stay open until april 30th, and employees will help members transition to other "y" locations in the metro. remember, y-m- c-a members do have access to the other 8 locations in the area. lucas: new this morning....a positive result from the winds blowing through the hawkeye state... lucas: governor terry branstad announced that more than 31- percent of iowa electricity...now comes from wind production.. new data from the u-s energy information administration puts iowa as the first...and only...state to cross the 30- growing wind attracted almost 12-billion state's economy. five years...it's will move up to wind-produced electricity. lucas: wind...) meteorologist sam schrier joins us again sam strong winds and conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly around highway 20, and it will keep pushing eastward through the morning. snow
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the metro to 4 inches up near fort dodge. the winds will remain strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility and drifting from blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds will only be able to climb into the low 30s with lows falling to around 20 tonight. tomorrow looks cloudy again with another wave of precipitation expected to come during the night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into light snow with a general area of a trace to an inch expected across our viewing area. we'll start warming back into the 40s, 50s and even a few 60s through the weekend into next week, but we also bring back a lot of rain chances with possibly a few thunderstorms thrown into the mix. lucas:
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your national headlines, with a win for tech giant apple lucas: the tech company is continuing its fight against an f-b-i court order in california... yesterday, a federal judge in brooklyn ruled investigators the tech company to unlock an iphone owned by a dealer. apple faces pressure from into a phone used bernardino shooters. both parties are expected to testify about encyption and privacy before the house judiciary committee today. lucas: and the justice department has published all it can of former secretary of state hillary clinton's private emails. the final batch, roughly 52- thousand messages, was released monday. over the past ten months the state department has reviewed and released emails from a private server used by clinton during her time as secretary of state. lucas: and, some big news from the supreme court bench, supreme court justice clarence thomas made a comment during oral arguments last week. if you're wondering why that's news... it's because justice thomas
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during oral arguments in a decade. the case is voi- sine versus the united states... over whether a prior domestic assault conviction should keep someone from possessing a firearm. lucas: coming up on local 5 news midday... the girls state basketball tournament is underway. we'll take a look back at last night's highlights and look ahead to today's match- ups. lucas: : and... a popular documentary about a murder trial has thrown a small wisconsin town into the spotlight. and now, the town is divided over the conviction. lucas: hy-vee is on with a new vegetable that could make its way to your dinner table soon. ((kalettes- brussel sprouts and kale))
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crazy for kalettes! no, that is not a made-up word - kalettes are a
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blend of brussels sprouts and the made through hybridization. kalettes to prepare and look fantastic. you can your taste buds with this nutritious vegetable that tastes sweet and nutty all at the same time. kalettes are also great because they will appeal to everyone, whether you are a vegan, vegetarian or you just want a new veggie to add to your either - the entire kalette from the leaves to the stem can be used in cooking. why eat kalettes? it's a new vegetable to help fill your plate vegetables. contain the same discuss why you want picking kalettes amy clark will educate viewers on what to look for and how to pick the best kalettes.
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simple and healthy kalette recipe perfect for your next gathering. she will also share other ways to use this new veggie. orange kalettes salad serves 4. all you need: 5 oz kalettes", sliced lengthwise 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp salt, divided 2 oranges 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil pepper, to taste 1/4 cup red onion, sliced 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted all you do: 1. in salad bowl, add kalettes and drizzle with vinegar. sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and toss to coat. set aside for 10 minutes. 2. zest orange and reserve 1 teaspoon orange zest. peel and slice into bite-sized pieces. 3. in a measuring cup, combine extra-virgin olive oil, reserved orange zest, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. shake or stir to combine
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orange pieces to the salad bowl. pour the dressing over the salad and toss to coat. sprinkle pine nuts on top. source: kalettes.com
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forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: strong winds and snow are going to keep driving conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly around highway 20, and it will keep pushing eastward through the morning. snow reports have ranged from a dusting around the metro to 4 inches up near fort dodge. the winds will remain strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility and drifting from blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds
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with lows falling to around 20 tonight. tomorrow looks cloudy again with another wave of precipitation expected to come during the night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into light snow with a general area of a trace to an inch expected across our viewing area. we'll start warming back into the 40s, 50s and even a few 60s through the weekend into next week, but we also bring back a lot of rain chances with possibly a few thunderstorms thrown into the mix. sam: lucas: lucas: still to come on local five news midday... but next....heartland youth choir is hosting their first annual fundraising event this
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lucas: still to come on but next....heartland
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first annual fundraising event this saturday. we'll sit down with them, after this.
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lucas: barbara sletto, choir's artistic director general manager and director, or me bonita crowe director of marketing & development heartland youth choir heartland youth choir is a non-profit organization that provides a performance-based program for youth, emphasizing musical literacy and character development. we are committed to providing an outstanding choral experience to as many children and youth in the central iowa area as possible. it is our goal that no one be denied membership because of financial need.
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hearing from you! partners in artistry an evening benefitting heartland youth choir youth featuring max wellman & katy merriman ...with heartland youth choir alumni...adam dingman alan nagel megan jensen meredith toebben monica gagne sean galligan saturday, march 5, 2016 7pm cocktail hour 8pm show noce - 1326 walnut street, des moines, ia $100 per person limited seating available. order tickets at nocedsm.com
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" : lucas: welcome back. let's turn to your money now lucas: spring isn't quite in the air, but it could be a good time to spruce up a budget. or put one on paper for the year ahead. mary moloney rounds up some tips for getting started. --reporter pkg-as follows-- just like spring cleaning your home -- now can be a good time to tidy up a household budget. with tax day around the corner -- money is on the minds of many. especially those who have received a refund. don't let that influx of cash throw a spending and saving plan off course. instead -- review your plan - to make sure it still fits your needs. this includes revisiting all the basics. credit-dot-com recommends evaluating all income -- calculating expenses -- identifying the places where you can cut back -- and making sure
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over to stash in an emergency fund. america saves - a campaign of the consumer federation of america - recommends using a digital tool like a smartphone app or spreadsheet to keep track of spending over the course of a few months to see exactly where your money is going. and then lock into a plan also look for areas that can be trimmed so you can free up more cash to pay down high- interest debt. and while cleaning up a budget for day-to-day expenses -- don't forget to make room for longer term financial goals like retirement or college funds. lucas: a documentary following a d-n-a exoneree has thrown a community in northeast wisconsin into the national spotlight... "making a murderer" is a series about steven avery... after 18 years in prison, avery was exonerated of sexual assault and attempter murder in 2003 ...but two years later, avery ended up back in prison in connection with
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convicted in the case... publicity from the making a murder has raised calls to have avery's case reviewed....thoug h wisconsin officials insist the series does not present all of the evidence. the case has even divided the small town of manitowoc (man- i-toe-wok) where the whole story played out... nate stewart shows us how the community is handling the attention... "a once peaceful county in northeast wisconsin.. (nats - protests) ...has become the center stage for controversy, alleged corruption..and chaos "we just have a feeling that brendan and steven are both innocent and that they deserve new trials and that they should also be aware of what they have going on in this town as far as their government goes" it's not just the protestors here in manitowoc that think steven avery is innocent...it's all over the country. this after netflix's making a murderer was released late last year capt. larry zimney/manitowoc police dept. "absolutely we're in the national spotlight, i mean...this avery issue is going to be on dateline tonight" in 2016 alone, the
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received credible bomb threats for the first time...closing down streets, evacuating buildings and putting the public on high alert... the caller claimed.. it was because of avery. capt. larry zimney/manitowoc police dept. "this situation has not died down yet..as far as for some people..there's a lot of polarization either way for whether you're pro avery or anti-avery" people living in michicot, the community where the avery auto salvage property is located, say that avery had a bad rep and wasn't respected...and that the documentary has divided the county curtis busse/green bay "this man was tried..he was convicted..and now all of a sudden there's shambles and he's innocent and i just don't think that's right" tim spierling/supports police "i think it's just a shame that people are judging this town without even being here and meeting the
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negativity from expanding...residents created the hashtag love manitowoc, to shine some light on the positivity surrounding the county despite what outsiders see and hear "we try so hard to let everybody know that this is a great place to live" even as manitowoc hopes to rebuild its reputation.. and while some will continue to fight for avery's innocence... one thing is certain. the violent and tragic loss of teresa halbach. " lucas: now through friday, we'll have more stories taking you deeper into steven avery's case... we'll hear from those who knew the victims, as well as the attorneys working on the avery case. tomorrow, we'll get to know more about the victim, teresa hal-bach...from those who knew her. lucas: coming up on local 5 news midday... johnny football is back under the microscope. we'll take a look at why he may be on his last chance with the cleveland browns. lucas: next.... today is super tuesday and people are hitting the ballot box. what the presidential candidates are up to on the campaign trail and how they're planning for the aftermath.
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" you're watching local 5 news midday in hd. we are iowa" lucas good morning and thanks for joining us for local 5 news midday...i'm lucas casey. lucas: super tuesday...the first day multiple states vote for a presidential nominee looms over what has been a wild race to the white house. early states narrowed both presidential fields but front-runners donald trump and hillary clinton are hoping to tighten their grip on their parties' nominations today. abc's stephanie rah-mos has more from virginia " super tuesday is here? the biggest voting day of the year leading up to the general election. voters in a dozen states and a us territory will go to the polls today ?with 16-hundred and 10 delegates at stake. hours before polls open?.the candidates zig zagging across the country holding rallies trying to nab those last minute votes in order to snag their partys nomination. cruz "let me tell the men and women of texas this, i will not compromise away your religious liberty rights." ted cruz hoping to win big in his home state of texas talking about
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nats rubio rally -"you know what they say about a man with small hands..." marco rubio's barrage of insults against donald trump subsiding by the end of the day ?. but at a trump rally in virginia? tension 12:55:45 get em out of here please. a large group of student protestors?marched out of the event. and as they pass?a photographer from time magazine?thrown to the ground by a secret service agent. the secret service now investigating. sot hrc "america's already great- make it whole again" hillary clinton - hoping to keep her lead over bernie sanders? sanders "now it is time for massachusetts to lead the political revolution." but a fundraising email from clinton shows her looking beyond sanders and targeting gop frontrunner donald trump the latest national poll showing - 49 voters would support a president trump.
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voter turnout today is expected to be huge - much more than the last time both parties held presidential primaries. stephanie ramos abc news alexandria, virginia" lucas: and for those wanting to watch live coverage of the super tuesday happenings..5-1-5 brewing company will host a watch party starting at five this evening... you can also get the latest results online at we are iowa dot com... plus, more coverage tonight on local five news at ten. lucas: and take a look at this...not your typical political signage... lucas: an ohio farmer is signage... lucas: an ohio farmer is being quite direct in his opinions of the current presidential race...specificall y about donald trump... jerry slank-erd spelled out his feeling about the republican frontrunner....in. .. cow manure... right there in his pasture, in big letters....he wrote out "no trump." the farmer's opinion covers an area wider than a football field. all: (reax) lucas: meteorologist sam schrier joins us again with a look at your forecast. sam weather adlib:
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keep driving conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly around highway 20, and it will keep pushing eastward through the morning. snow reports have ranged from a dusting around the metro to 4 inches up near fort dodge. the winds will remain strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility and drifting from blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds will only be able to climb into the low 30s with lows falling to around 20 tonight. tomorrow looks cloudy again with another wave of precipitation expected to come during the night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into light snow with a general area of a trace to an inch expected across our viewing area. we'll start warming back into the 40s, 50s and even a few 60s through the weekend into next
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bring back a lot of rain chances with possibly a few thunderstorms thrown into the mix. lucas: let's take a look at sports around iowa, if you were were downtown yesterday....you may have noticed a line of school buses at wells fargo arena... lucas: the girls state basketball tournament is well underway. kicking off the girls state basketball tourney were class 1-a and 2-a. both tipped off yesterday, with a victory by returning champs newell- fonda. class 2-a resumed this morning... manson northwest webster taking on iowa city regina...followe d by the start of class 3-a play that continues into the evening with a matchup between the defending champs from nevada and sioux center... some good matchup set to hit the courts today! be sure to stick
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highlights tonight at 5, 6, and 10. lucas: sticking with basketball....the cyclones took the court last night for a memorable game... not because of the opponent, which was oklahoma state... but, it was senior night...the final game for georges niang, abdel nader and jameel mckay playing at hilton... the trio was sent out on top...as iowa state beat o-s-u 58 to 50.... niang"the support, the love, the real love that i felt here. i was afraid for that to happen one last time. and you know i think i've put my all into this place and i'm content with closing the chapter at hilton, because i left everything i had out there." mckay"you can't thank cyclone nation enough, you just appreciate them every day, especially with traveling on the roads and seeing what other teams' crowds may look like, you just appreciate it every day." nader"especially with these two guys right here i've built such a strong relationship with them in the past three years since i've been here and just the energy and the positivity that's
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gonna miss it."" lucas: the final game of the regular season is all set. iowa state travels down to take on the 12- time big 12 champion and new #1 kansas jayhawks saturday. the cyclones could knock off its second number one of the year and become the first big 12 team to sweep kansas since 2001! all: (reax) lucas: a story now from your national sports headlines-- lucas: new trouble for johnny man-zel -- the troubled cleveland browns quarterback is seen in a new video from a miami nightclub -- as a domestic violence case against him is now on its way to a grand jury -- abc's ryan smith is here with the latest " this morning, johnny manziel...once again
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microscope...for his hard-partying ways. (nats video) tmz sports releasing thisvideo of the cleveland browns quarterback reportedly in a miami nightclub thursday...sporting a big hat and sunglasses...drinking from a bottle. just hours earlier....dallas police...announcing they sent a misdemeanor domestic violence case against the former heisman trophy winner to prosecutors....a grand jury now expected to decide if he will face charges stemming from an altercation in january with ex- girlfriend colleen crowley at a dallas hotel. according to her affidavit seeking an order of protection against manziel, crowley...claiming an argument with the football star turned physical...manziel allegedly striking her repeatedly...crowley saying she "became very scared" and "tried to fight him off" and later telling a valet "please don't let him take me. i'm scared for my life!" nats from nfl manziel's cleveland browns...distancing themselves from the embattled quarterback...expecte d to release him this month..new head coach hue jackson, drawing a line at his off-field behavior at the recent nfl combine.
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behavior will not be tolerated as we move forward and just last month, both his agent and lebron james's management company...cutting him loose as a client. the quarterback, dogged by issues surrounding his drinking since entering the nfl...stepping away from the field early last year for treatment in a rehab facility. but his father...saying his son twice refused to return to rehab...telling the dallas morning news "i truly believe if they can't get him help, he won't live to see his 24th birthday." [nats from tmz sports video] now this new video will no doubt raise even more questions about manziel's future." lucas: still to come on local 5 news midday... sam: (weather adlib)
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most accurate forecast with meteorologist sam schreier. certified by weatherrate the independent weather experts" sam weather adlib: strong winds and snow are going to keep driving conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly
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eastward through the morning. snow reports have ranged from a dusting around the metro to 4 inches up near fort dodge. the winds will remain strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility and drifting from blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds will only be able to climb into the low 30s with lows falling to around 20 tonight. tomorrow looks cloudy again with another wave of precipitation expected to come during the night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into light snow with a general area of a trace to an inch expected across our viewing area. we'll start warming back into the 40s, 50s and even a few 60s through the weekend into next week, but we also bring back a lot of rain chances with possibly a few thunderstorms thrown into the mix. sam:
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lucas: lucas: you're watching local five news midday. we'll be back after this with a fareway representative who is also a big fan of variety.
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lucas: : emily toribio from fareway talking about why they support variety. emily is also a young variety board member and telethon vip. 515-979-6448 or etoribio@farewa ystores.com fareway hy-vee variety telethon 42nd annual variety telethon- march 5 and 6, 2016 sam weather adlib: strong winds and snow are going to
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sam weather adlib: strong winds and snow are going to keep driving conditions very tough for northern iowa through the morning hours today. the bulk of snow has stayed primarily in northern iowa centered roughly around highway 20, and it will keep pushing eastward through the morning. snow reports have ranged from a dusting around up near fort dodge. strong through the day so even after the snow subsides we may still have low visibility blowing snow. highs today under the cloud cover and north winds will only be able to climb into the low 30s with lows falling to tomorrow looks another wave of precipitation expected night. it will likely start off again as a wintry mix turning into
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